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New WNBA Rules Changes For 2013

Last week, the WNBA announced rules changes for the upcoming 2013 season. As with recent rules changes in the past, changes made to the NBA game have been implemented for the WNBA game as well. Three of the rules additions, fines for flopping, replay review for the level of Flagrant Fouls and replay review for foul calls made inside/outside the restricted area in the final minute and overtime, have been mad ...

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Positive Rules Changes Long Overdue in WNBA

  By Matt Velazquez   On Thursday, the WNBA announced multiple rule changes that will be instituted in 2013. The new rules include defensive three seconds, an anti-flopping policy, and a pushed-back three-point line, all of which serve multiple beneficial purposes for the league. That said, these changes have been a long time coming and, quite frankly, could and should have been instituted years a ...

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Growth of Women’s Game Excites Pohlen

By Erica Rath   This year’s WNBA Finals broke records on ESPN, being the most watched women’s basketball Game ever.   This accomplishment comes the same year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the law that would change the landscape of women’s sports for good.   Jeanette Pohlen, a current member of the Indiana Fever, credits the current success of the WNBA to some of the women she ...

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